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For 25 years, May May has been dishing out Chinese food to the people of East New York, charming them with “Shut up” and other witticisms, and occasionally mopping up the blood from shootings on his Euclid Avenue sidewalk. Emily Brady salutes a neighborhood institution.

Everyone loves the Yeah Yeah Yeahs. Will they love It’s Blitz as well? Theon Weber doesn’t see why not.

Tom Robbins explains the difference between the fusion party politics of Fiorello LaGuardia and the nut-laced Independence Party endorsement of Mayor Bloomberg.

Oh boy, another quirky indie film! Nick Pinkerton sees if there’s any more to Gigantic than bleat-cute.

What the hell, Fast & Furious? Like Chris Rock said: they still make you? Nicolas Rapold sees whether you can wait for the video game.

In Goodbye Solo, it’s Ivory Coast male model meets septuagenarian Elvis sidekick. Anthony Kaufman samples the chemistry.

Melissa Anderson checks the immigrant baseball saga Sugar.

Ha ha, Rob Harvilla went to that stupid jukebox musical Rock of Ages! He seems to have enjoyed himself.

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